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Sena cautions BJP over induction of leaders from oppn parties

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The on Tuesday asked ally BJP to be cautious while inducting leaders from opposition parties, saying doing so may pose problems in future.

The remark came two after after senior Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil's son joined the BJP.

Hitting out at opposition parties, the Sena also referred to a recent blog post of in which he alleged that and corruption were "synonyms".

"The incoming from the and may be seen as beneficial today, but it can cause problems in future, we have this experience. Today, people are coming because there is power. When there is none, they will find other relations," the Sena said in an editorial in party mouthpiece 'Saamana'.

It recalled that was once a Shiv Sainik and the Sena had simultaneously given ministerial berths to him and his father in the state and central governments, respectively.

"But he turned against us when our government went out of power. As of the opposition, he did not behave like one. Even when in power, he did not take firm stands (on various issues) like the Sena did. On the contrary, he used to oppose us," it said.

The situation today is such that people are asking him to resign on moral grounds, said the Uddhav Thackeray-led party, an ally of the BJP at the Centre and in

"These are households which do not believe in a specific ideology. They turn in the direction where the wind is blowing," the Marathi publication said.

Earlier, had expressed disappointment over the NCP's refusal to exchange the Ahmednagar Lok Sabha seat in with the Congress.

The senior Congress leader's son, Sujay Vikhe Patil, joined the BJP on Tuesday in the presence of

Fadnavis said his party's parliamentary committee will recommend his name for the Ahmednagar Lok Sabha seat.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 11:30 IST